METROPOLITAN TRAINING ALLIANCE

TRAINING TOMORROW'S TECHNICAL WORKFORCE

For Information on Ranken/MET Center Programs Call: 314-746-0886
MTA Programs Tuition assistance available to those who qualify.
Industry Certification Program Industry Certification Program includes 120 hours of training in all the courses you’ll need to compete in today’s economy; Applied Shop Math, Blueprint Reading, Precision Measuring, Introduction to Computers, Forklift Certification, OSHA Certification. Students will also get the Lead Renovator’s Certification, a basic requirement for any worker involved with construction on older buildings. Course Titles & (Hours): Industry Orientation (6) Computer Courses (20) Math Courses (24) Blueprint Reading (20) W.I.N. Career Courseware (10) Precision Measuring & Calculations (20) OSHA Training (10) Lift Truck Training (10) Course Length (Total): 4 weeks (120 hours) Course Classification: Classroom, Lab and Hands on Training Courses Description: Metropolitan Training Alliance’s on-site training curriculum will begin with a four-week one-hundred twenty hour program focused on the basic skills, national credentials and Certifications required for today’s high growth industries. To be successful in either continued education or employment, it is critical that each Metropolitan Training Alliance participant possess competencies in basic skills including: Safety, Applied shop math, Blue print reading, Basic computer skills, precision measuring, Warehouse operations, Team work and individual responsibility, and interpersonal communications. The instructional methods will include both traditional classroom sessions and individualized computer instruction using state of the art software system. I. Completion Award Upon successful completion of the four-week (one-hundred twenty hour) Industry Certification Program Students will be awarded the following: Certificate for Industry Certification Program Certificate for 10-Hour Lift Truck Operator (Forklift) class Certificate for 10-Hour OSHA and General Safety Class Lift Truck Operator (Forklift) II. Admission Requirements The entry requirements for admission into the Program are as follows: High school diploma or GED Minimum 8th grade reading level as measured by the Test of Adult Basic Education Minimum 8th grade math level as measured by the Test of Adult Basic Education Negative drug test Preference in admissions will be given to students that meet the above criteria. If classes are full, waiting lists will be maintained on first come first served basis.
Computer Numerical Control Machining (CNC) Program Computer Numerical Control Machining (CNC) Instruction includes the basic processes of manufacturing using manual lathes, milling machines, shapers and drill presses. The students will learn the importance of numerical coding and programming in modern manufacturing. They will also learn to set up and prepare necessary numerical codes for parts based on information and data from engineering drawings. Upon completion for the course the students will possess the skills required of production CNC Set-Up Operators. Students must complete 120 hours of the ICP (Industry Certification Program) before starting the course.
Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician 
(HVAC) Program Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Technician (HVAC) instruction includes fundamentals of refrigeration & electricity (240 hours) taught in conjunction with Ranken Technical College Tuition includes text books, tools, and EPA 608 certification course. Emphasis will be on servicing residential heating and cooling systems. Students must complete 120 hours of the ICP (Industry Certification Program) before starting the course.
 Carpentry Program
 Ranken's Carpentry and Building Construction (CRP) Technology program provides students with instruction and experience in residential building construction. Practical application and experience are an integral part of the program, providing students with real, hands-on training and unmatched skill development. Emphasizing leading practices in carpentry today, this program prepares students to erect residential buildings and perform some commercial construction. The carpentry program also prepares students to hold a job in the field by providing instruction about construction contracts, management and estimating. Graduates of Ranken's carpentry program are qualified for employment with building contractors specializing in new construction, home remodeling or in industry maintenance departments. Throughout the Carpentry and Building Construction Technology program, students construct a residential structure from the ground up, in a series of phases. RANKEN TECHNICAL COLLEGE 4431 Finney Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63113 Coursework Includes: Fundamentals of hand and portable power tools, as well as stationary machinery Selecting lumber and building materials Build and complete residential buildings in all stages: foundation, frame, roof, interior an exterior finishing Read and interpret residential blueprints shop drawings and building codes As a required part of the program's curriculum, students participate in Ranken's Community Development Corporation (RCDC), a non-profit organization that constructs affordable homes for residents of the College's community. Students build residential houses on a real-world job site from start to finish. In addition, students have partnered on several projects with the Saint Louis Zoo, including the recently completed Lemur Habitat and the World Bird Sanctuary. Approximately three-fourths of all associate of technology carpentry graduates begin union apprenticeship programs with advanced standing upon graduation. Carpentry and Biding Construction Tech II For Information on Ranken/MET Center Programs Call 314-746-0886 During the second year of the two-year program, students construct residential buildings. Each student has the opportunity to act as foreman, gaining the edge they need to be successful within the industry.

During the second year of the two-year program,students construct residential buildings. Each student has

the opportunity to act as foreman, gaining the edge they need to be successful within the industry.

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